Our passion for poetry guides us to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in the infinite possibilities of the written word. We conduct workshops, contests, outreach programs and readings to promote poetry in the community.
Check out the photos on the Gallery page! Many thanks to The Eugene Redmond Writers Group (Gene, Jaye, Mali, Ros and Darlene), Michael Castro, Shirley LeFlore, Shane Seely, DuEwa Frazier, Deanne Leatherberry with Tasha Archie, Coretta Bozeman and the sisters of AKA Sorority Inc., artist Christopher Cohill and the other auction donors, and all our volunteers. If you were there and took photos please share them with us on facebook.
Watch the "Look and Listen Blog" on the St. Louis Magazine webpage. Should be there soon.
Book Blog/STLtoday.com, and April 19 2015 A&E Books page: Jane Henderson, book critic, shares about Angelou, the event, and her newly released "Collected Poems".
St. Louis American shared STL Public Radios web-feature.
St. Louis Public Radio/KWMU's "St. Louis on the Air" with host Don Marsh spoke with featured poets Euguene Redmond, Michael Castro and Jason Vasser about Maya Angelou and her impact on their lives. Click above to hear the broadcast.
KDHX "Literature for the Halibut" program promoting our Maya Angelou Celebration (click on the highlighted link please)
Community News update as of 4/03/2014:
399 N. Euclid, 63108, 7 pm. Castro will read from and sign his new book How Things Stack Up.
You are invited to join St. Louis Poet Laureate Dr. Michael Castro for an afternoonof community poetry, featuring the artistry of writers from across the St. Louis metro area:MK Stallings, Freida Wheaton, Wendy Gordon, Jane ellen Ibur, Maria Balogh, Jason Vasser, Shirley LeFlore,David a.N. Jackson, Jaime Torres, and others. The Carnegie Room at St. Louis Putlic Library Central at 1301 Olive, 63103, 2pm.This event is free and open to the public!